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    Do you have hotmail??

    I was just wondering- do you have hotmail and have you noticed any difference in the size of your inbox?

    I logged into my account the other day (something I almost never do), and I noticed that I was only using like 1% of my inbox. I've had the account for 10 years, and it's almost always been full... Then I noticed that the space allowance had changed- I've got 250MB!! Nothing compared to my Gig at Gmail, but still not bad!

    My girlfriend has hotmail, but it is in french, and she's still only got 2 MB.

    I was just wondering if this was some sort of erratic thing or if MS coughed up some space for it's users...
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    It all started when GMail said they'd have 1GB. Yahoo and Hotmail both went to 100MB for free acnts (iirc). You can get more by paying. I don't know if Hotmail are trying to one-up Yahoo by going to 250MB?
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    Really?- I'll have to check up on my yahoo account then...

    Go Gmail!! (Gmail is still the best though- searching e-mails is an awesome idea!)
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    My email provider GMX offers 1GB storage for freemail and up to 10GB on paid services. If you feel comfortable about browsing German websites and uncomfortable about GMail's privacy policy, this could be an interesting option.

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    GMX...

    From what I hear they're not always so great... Und Deutsch ist auch kein Problem- midestens zum lesen... But I have my own account at school here (Fribourg), so I don't really need one right now. I just have them for stuff like JustLinux notifications, etc...

    Anyway, I'm not a heavy e-mailer and I don't think I'll ever need more than like 10 MB, so...

    Just thought it was nuts, that's all. The fact that inboxes are getting so big. I wonder it there is still a 2 MB cap on the e-mails you send...
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    I used to have hotmail, but then I moved the mailbox into the shade.
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    Originally posted by hard candy
    I used to have hotmail, but then I moved the mailbox into the shade.
    Geez...
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    I still have one, I'm working on moving most of it to gMail though

    I never logon to it as I use hotwayd with Evolution...just checked and I still have only 2MB....while my gMail looks like
    You are currently using 16 MB (2%) of your 1000 MB

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    Why I still have 2mb? Do I have to do something?
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    I have it too, and before the increase in size I already control the size of emails to 2%

    And I've been using hotwayd too! even in windows I will not have it on my browser.
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    What are you guys doing with a hotmail address and an msn account anyway?

    You sort of look to me like brave shining Paladins of Tyr walking in the foul minion armies of Sauron.

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    ah... but not everbody has a group of purely computer saavy friends! if i didn't use messenger, sure i'd change to something else, but they aren't changing, so i really can't.

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    I get your point. As I have only one friend using the MSN messenger I have been successfully ignoring MSN so far.

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    I've still got one... you have to have a Microsoft Passport to login with your MSDN download subscriptions.
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    Hmm, you all do realise that GMail accounts can be registered with a Microsoft Passport and thus can be used on MSN Messenger?

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